Loading

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights  & The Leadership Conference Education Fund
The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition
Untitled

Monitor Weekly - June 18, 2011

The Leadership Conference Education Fund June 15, 2011

Civil Rights Groups Deplore Signing of Alabama Anti-Immigrant Bill

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently signed into law an anti-immigrant bill that goes even further than Arizona’s S.B. 1070, which encouraged racial profiling by requiring law enforcement officers to stop, question, detain, and arrest anyone that they have a "reasonable suspicion" to believe is undocumented.

Read More

Civil Rights Coalition Calls for Nomination of Elizabeth Warren to Head New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights this week urged President Barack Obama to nominate Professor Elizabeth Warren to serve as the first director of the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Read More

Lawsuit against Netflix Demands Equal Access for the Deaf

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed a federal lawsuit against Netflix this week alleging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide closed captioning for most of its instant and streamed content.

Read More

Special Screening Announced of 'The Barber of Birmingham'

The Leadership Conference Education Fund is co-hosting a special screening for the civil and human rights community of the award-winning documentary, “The Barber of Birmingham,” at 9 a.m. Friday, June 24, in the Mary Pickford Theater at The Library of Congress. The one-hour program is being hosted by Congressman Bennie G. Thompson of Mississippi.

Read More

Working for Civil Rights

Summer 2015 Legal Intern RJP
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation

Legal Fellowship Opportunities for 2014
National Women's Law Center

Faith Organizer (Alabama)
Human Rights Campaign

Press Secretary, Spanish Language
Human Rights Campaign

Leadership Giving Officer
Human Rights Campaign

View more listings

Take Action

Tell Your Senators: END Job Discrimination

Write Your Senators: Equal Pay for Equal Work

Grassroots Toolkit

This toolkit will provide you with the basic structure and strategies needed to plan and carry out an effective grassroots public education or advocacy campaign.

View more Action Alerts


Follow Us

Facebook Follow Us on Twitter
YouTubeRSS 
Feeds


Member Spotlight

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a non-profit, civil rights media advocacy organization created to advance American Latino employment and programming equity throughout the entertainment industry and to advocate for telecommunications policies that benefit the American Latino community.

View all coalition members


Monitor Weekly is published weekly by The Leadership Conference Education Fund, 1629 K Street NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20006 ~ (202) 466-3434 ~ About The Leadership Conference Education Fund ~ Contact Us ~ Privacy Policy

If you received this email newsletter from a friend, you can sign up for our email lists or view past issues of this newsletter on our website.

Our Members